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Parsons Corporation Traffic Practice Lead - Transportation Infrastructure in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

New England Traffic Practice Lead - Transportation Infrastructure

Position Overview:

To serve as the overall lead for Traffic Practice in New England ( based in Boston, MA or East Hartford, CT offices ). The role for this position will be to serve as a key member of the New England Leadership Team, promoting the NE Area goals, alongside colleagues serving as Discipline Leads and Project Managers and reporting to the Area Manager.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, coordinate and supervise traffic engineering design, analysis and modeling tasks and provide traffic discipline support to other Discipline Leads and Project Managers.

  • Coordinate overall traffic backlog, schedules, budgets, and deadlines.

  • Train and manage traffic resources including staff workloads, career planning, individual development plans, including one-on-one conversations, salary recommendations, etc.

  • Actively engage with Traffic Engineering Technical Organization within Parsons to share or seek resources as needed.

  • Create a challenging professional environment of innovation, opportunity, development, and continuous improvement for the Traffic team focused on staff growth and succession planning.

  • Plan, monitor and ensure compliance with scope, schedule and budgetary constraints on multiple projects.

  • Lead/support (as appropriate) the development of Traffic Engineering/Design portfolio in collaboration with the New England Leadership Team.

  • Serve as Traffic Discipline Lead on pursuits and opportunities with CTDOT, MassDOT, RIDOT, and other clients in New England.

  • Support Design-Build and major project in other Areas / Offices.

Additional Goals/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Parsons' Traffic Engineering Technical Organization to establish internal professional network. Infrastructure Technical Organization (ITO) facilitates seamless sharing of lessons learned, resources, expertise, and backlog across offices. Grow your stature within the ITO in the near/long term.

  • Support or lead traffic engineering tasks for other offices within the North East area including PA.

  • Strategize and engage in hiring decisions to achieve organic growth. Identify and develop high-potential talent.

  • Participate in strategizing, storyboarding, writing, and reviewing proposals - become an integral part of the team's success.

  • Participate in Business Development strategy meetings as needed.

  • Engage and serve in leadership positions within industry organizations, with specific subcommittee involvement at relevant New England organizations including ACEC, ITE, ASCE, and others. Seek opportunities to make presentations or write articles. Encourage others in the team to do the same.

  • Maintain current knowledge of project pipeline for key clients

Requirements :

  • 4-year degree in Civil Engineering (or related field) and 15 years or more of related work experience in traffic engineering and analysis.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration is required.

  • PTOE certification is highly desirable, but not required.

  • Experience interfacing with CTDOT, MassDOT, or other state DOT representatives in New England is essential

  • Solid foundational knowledge of basic traffic analysis and design software such as Synchro, Vissim, MicroStation and others.

  • Alternative delivery/design-build project experience is essential.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.